CBSE curriculum is to be adopted in all government and Private schools of Puducherry from 2014-15 academic session, as decided by government of Puducherry and announced by chief minister N Rangasamy after releasing the SSLC results.
So far, the Puducherry Union Territory was following the syllabus and pattern of Boards of Secondary Education of neighbouring states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh for Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe and Yanam regions.
The new CBSE pattern, which would get adopted this year, will be put into practice in a phase manner starting with initial application only in 167 schools and gradually will shift to this pattern from Class I onwards, as told by CM of the state.
He added that the on the whole pass percentage in this year’s SSLC examination stood at 91.64%, which has dropped by 2.79% as compared to the percentile of last year.
The distribution of Government aid funds of Rs 67 crore for students who were enrolled to professional colleges under government quota through Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) between the year 2012 and 2014 would be distributed soon, as informed by Rangasamy.